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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Alejandro Perez, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Alejandro Perez

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    Does any body know for sure the rules and regulations for flying around downtown Orlando?...Due to proximity to executive airport?
     
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    Would you be within 5 miles of any airport? If so, you need to call the tower and obtain permission to fly.
     
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  4. Alejandro Perez

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    ..well it seems starting Aug 29th we're gonna need a UAS Pilot license to fly the drones...this is getting complicated...but I understand the risks...and I have permission from the Tower
     
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    Not sure what you are referring to with your statement. For commercial use, yes you will need a license. You don't need a license if you are using it for hobby only. But you still have to abide by the local rules and you must register it with the FAA.


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  6. Alejandro Perez

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    FAA website...not sure if I'm misunderstanding...
     
  7. Alejandro Perez

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    I'm right outside of the 5miles radius from the Orlando airport...but it happens I live right in the line of landing approach which planes fly very low (above 500')...am I violating any rule?


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    I'll assume you're south of MCO as 5 miles north would put you up by Executive airport so taking a quick glance at the airspace just outside of 5 miles south of MCO, it looks like the floor of the airspace is 900 feet up to 10,000 feet.

    Stay 400 or below and you should be good to go under Part 107 or Part 101.. The airlines will be at 900 feet or higher.

    I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm reading this wrong.

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  9. Alejandro Perez

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    Thanks for the quick reply, yes, south of MCO, ...is just they pass at a very low altitude and I can read the 747 from Virgin Airlines every day


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  10. THA

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    Should not be any aircraft at 500 ft 5 miles from that airport, especially if there is anybody under that flight path
     
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    Sorry but you are wrong. Aircraft may well be at 500' at 5 miles on the landing approach.
     
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    Not going into MCO! That's why the airspace is set up like it is. Beyond 5 nm, the floor is 900 ft and any airfcraft coming into MCO should be above that. And the Class E around it is T 700 ft so the OP should be good. He just needs to also watch out for Gateway. If he gets within 5 miles of that one he'll need to notify the tower there too (it's Class D airspace so be careful there).
     
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    one more question...from where do I measure the 5miles, from the edge of the runaway, control tower, the closest building?...
     
  14. Philltayl

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    Every airport has a datum point, the distances are measured from that point.
     
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    Try to find the approach plate for the airport in question on the FAA website and download a copy for reference
     
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    Not only would that be not smart under the glide free rule but it would put the pilot in violation of 14CFR, subchapter F, 91.119 b requiring 1000 feet. So they should not be at 500 feet unless it is over an unpopulated area and last I remember flying into that airport, it is densely populated.
     
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    Yes those rules apply except for the purpose of LANDING or TAKEOFF.


    The passengers are a bit reluctant getting off the aircraft at 1000' AGL at 140kts......:)
     
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    The pattern altitude at KORL is 1000 ft MSL and since there are no other uncontrolled airports under KORL airspace within 5 miles, they should not be below 1000 ft MSL
     
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    so, at what point do you think they will start the final decent????????
     
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